RIN Data

HHS/ONC RIN: 0955-AA00 Publication ID: Spring 2016 
Title: ●ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability  

The rulemaking introduces modifications and new requirements under the ONC Health IT Certification Program (‘‘Program’’), including provisions related to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)’s role in the Program. The proposed rule proposes to establish processes for ONC to directly review health IT certified under the Program and take action when necessary, including requiring the correction of non-conformities found in health IT certified under the Program and suspending and terminating certifications issued to Complete EHRs and Health IT Modules. The proposed rule includes processes for ONC to authorize and oversee accredited testing laboratories under the Program. It also includes a provision for the increased transparency and availability of surveillance results.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda   Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/02/2016  81 FR 11056   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/02/2016 
Final Action  10/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Michael Lipinski
Director, Regulatory & Policy Affairs Division
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Mary E. Switzer Building, 330 C Street SW,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:202 690-7151
Email: michael.lipinski@hhs.gov